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E. Benchmarks

In this section we'll discuss some of the benchmarks. How fast does the N-body treecode run? To what degree does optimization/vectorizing help? When do programs become I/O dominated? Some of the numbers quoted below should be taken with great care, since a lot of other factors can go into the timing result.


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